Title: US and UK experience in technology transfer – a comparative analysis

Authors: Charles D. DesForges

Addresses: Chief Executive, Research Corporation Limited, UK.

Abstract: A comparison is made of the links that exist between learned and business institutions in the USA and the UK. The infrastructures and the legislative backgrounds are described, and accounts are given of the experience of setting up science parks. An attempt is made to predict future trends, and recommendations are made of how interaction and dialogue can be translated into economic success.

Keywords: academic-business interaction; capital; government-funded research; innovation; invention; patents; research finance; royalty income; science parks; learned institutions; business institutions; R&D; research and development; UK; Uhited Kingdon; USA; United States.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1986.026170

International Journal of Technology Management, 1986 Vol.1 No.3/4, pp.457 - 475

Published online: 27 May 2009 *

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